Clarifying Roe v Wade

clarifying Roe v Wade

Many people believe that abortion will be illegal should the Supreme Court overturn Roe v Wade. No, that is not what will happen. Abortion will still be legal. The matter will simply return to the states where voters can regulate abortion via their state legislators. Interestingly, 79% of all voters DO want abortion regulated in…

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Senator Schumer calls for abortion-on-demand roll call vote today

Chuck Schumer

One of the most deceitfully-named bills in Senate history is up for a vote again today. Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer is bringing the ‘Women’s Health Protection Act’ to the Senate floor for another vote, despite failing in a February 28th vote. Schumer is forcing the vote in reaction to the leaked Supreme Court draft…

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Certificate of Nonviable Birth

Certificate of Nonviable Birth

On Wednesday, the Iowa Legislature gave final approval to SF 577, a bill that would allow mothers who go through a miscarriage to receive a “nonviable birth” certificate for their child, recognizing that child’s humanity and existence. The bill was inspired by successful programs in Nebraska and Florida and originally suggested by Kristen Stiffler, an…

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Action Alert!

Action alert

Your action is needed today!  Pregnant women and new moms deserve more access to meaningful assistance and support when they need it most. A Senate Appropriations subcommittee has passed Senate File 2354, the Iowa MOMS (More Options for Maternal Support) bill. The bill is a priority of Pulse Life Advocates and the Coalition of Pro-Life Leaders.…

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Scenes from the Iowa Supreme Court today

Iowa Supreme Court

By Maggie DeWitte, Executive Director Pulse Life Advocates Summary: • Chuck Hurley The Family Leader – filed an amici brief • Sam Langholz Assistant Attorney General  • Chris Schandevel Legal Counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom – filed an amici brief • Alan Ostergren Chief Counsel The Kirkwood Institute – filed an amici brief (wasn’t at…

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2020 Legislative Update

The Pro-Life lobby in the Iowa State Legislature The 2020 Legislative Session will go down in the history books for many reasons.  Not the least of which was the suspension of the session due to Covid-19; a virus that ceased the entire world and the ramifications of which we will continue to endure for years…

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